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JAMES GLOSSMAN (Director) has directed well over 200 plays, for theatres across the United States, from Shakespeare & Shaw to Beckett, Miller, and Sondheim, as well as new plays by emerging and established playwrights.  His production of The Value of Names, starring Jack Klugman as a once-blacklisted actor, played in NY, NJ, and LA; and his recent adaptation of Raymond Chandler’s noir classic, Trouble Is My Business, received its world premiere in a sold-out run at Portland Stage, following an earlier benefit staging with David Strathairn at Shadowland Theatre, where he is also Associate Artistic Director. Several months ago he directed the first production in 50 years of Sheldon Harnick’s “lost” 1961 musical comedy, Smiling, the Boy Fell Dead, with a cast led by Judy Kaye and Tony Roberts, at the York Theatre in NYC.  A graduate of Northwestern University, ACT, BADA-Oxford, and Yale Drama School, he is on the faculty of Johns Hopkins University, and is a member of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society, the Dramatists Guild, and Actors’ Equity Association

James Glossman

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